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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Adult Asthma History-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

During the past 12 months, how many times did you see a doctor, nurse or other health professional
for a routine checkup for your asthma?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Once Twice Three or more times None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,257 326 28.9 24.9-33.1 160 11.4 9.3-14.0 220 13.8 11.6-16.4 551 45.9 41.6-50.3
-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES 156 41 36.9 23.9-52.1 21 10.4 6.1-17.1 30 13.3 8.3-20.5 64 39.5 28.7-51.4
AGE
18-24 4 2 91.2 52.4-99.0 1 5.1 0.4-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.6 0.3-33.0
25-34 20 3 27.2 8.2-61.2 2 6.6 1.5-25.3 2 9.5 2.1-34.0 13 56.6 30.1-79.8
35-44 21 7 17.3 7.0-36.8 2 10.3 2.3-35.7 3 14.6 4.1-40.7 9 57.8 32.8-79.4
45-54 34 14 57.3 34.3-77.5 6 12.6 4.2-31.9 5 8.7 3.3-21.4 9 21.4 9.3-41.8
55-64 30 8 37.2 16.0-64.8 2 9.6 2.3-32.5 9 20.2 9.1-39.1 11 33.0 16.1-55.8
65-74 34 6 14.3 5.7-31.3 6 21.2 8.8-42.7 10 31.4 16.0-52.3 12 33.2 18.1-52.7
75+ 12 1 3.6 0.5-23.0 2 9.5 2.1-34.0 1 8.4 1.1-42.2 8 78.4 49.8-93.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 8 13.7 6.1-27.8 7 13.9 6.0-29.2 9 13.9 6.7-26.7 20 58.5 41.0-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 52 14 47.2 22.9-72.9 10 15.4 6.5-32.2 10 14.5 5.8-31.8 18 23.0 11.4-40.9
Some Post-H.S. 29 10 38.2 16.9-65.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 15.7 6.7-32.7 12 46.1 24.3-69.5
College Graduate 31 9 40.4 17.7-68.1 4 8.7 2.7-24.9 4 8.8 2.5-26.5 14 42.1 20.8-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 48 9 26.2 10.5-51.8 7 8.0 3.2-18.5 13 17.7 9.2-31.4 19 48.0 29.4-67.2
$15,000- 24,999 40 12 34.7 15.6-60.4 6 15.3 5.9-34.4 6 12.8 5.0-29.1 16 37.1 20.6-57.3
$25,000- 34,999 10 1 12.9 1.8-54.8 1 8.3 1.1-42.4 3 13.8 3.5-41.1 5 65.0 32.2-87.9
$35,000- 49,999 14 3 17.9 4.7-48.7 4 28.4 10.0-58.7 0 0.0 . - . 7 53.7 25.5-79.7
$50,000-74,999 16 8 27.1 10.9-53.0 1 7.3 1.0-38.6 2 14.9 3.5-45.6 5 50.7 22.7-78.2
$75,000+ 8 3 67.7 27.5-92.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 25.9 5.6-67.5 2 6.4 1.2-27.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 102 23 27.6 15.6-43.9 16 13.2 7.2-22.8 24 16.9 10.5-26.1 39 42.3 30.0-55.7
No 52 17 47.0 25.5-69.7 5 7.4 2.7-18.8 6 9.4 3.4-23.3 24 36.2 19.9-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 2 76.2 17.7-97.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 23.8 2.1-82.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 153 39 35.6 22.5-51.4 21 10.7 6.3-17.6 29 12.9 8.0-20.2 64 40.7 29.5-53.0

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*These data apply only to those with current asthma.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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